Language, Discourse & Society

Language, Discourse, & Society is an international peer-reviewed journal, focused on advancing sociological knowledge concerning language, face-to-face interaction, and other language-related social phenomena. It is the official journal of the International Sociological Association-Research Committee 25, Language and Society. Language, Discourse, & Society seeks to attract an international and interdisciplinary audience interested in the sociological development of language-related knowledge to better understand our complex social environment. Articles appearing in Language, Discourse, & Society analyze issues related to the structures of discourse, talk, text, language use, or communication and the relationship of these to social and cultural representations. The journal publishes articles that are theoretically and/or empirically driven, including qualitative and quantitative methodologies of language and text.

Language, Discourse, & Society is published twice annually (June and December) in electronic form, and it is open to articles dedicated to all aspects of sociological analyses of language, discourse and representation. The journal has an ISSN code (2239-4192). and it is listed in the most important databases of Open Access Journals, including Erih+, CEJSH, SCOPUS (accepted and expected to transfer this summer).

Language, Discourse & Society can publish special issues about specific research themes. For these special issues, specific calls for papers will be announced. If you are interested in editing a special issue, contact the Journal Editor:


Prof. Anna Odrowaz-Coates, PhD,

UNESCO Janusz Korczak Chair, Maria Grzegorzewska University (APS), Poland;


Executive Editor

Magdalena Lemanczyk, PhD,

Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland;


Thematic Editors

Gatitu Kiguru, PhD,

Kenyatta University, Kenya


Cecilio Lapresta-Rey, PhD, University of Lleida (UDL), Spain


Phyllis W. Mwangi, PhD, 

Kenyatta University, Kenya


Book Review Editor

Chika Kitano, PhD, 

Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Editorial Board

Stéphanie Cassilde, Ronin Institute of Independent Scholarship
Amado Alarcon, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Anna Odrowaz-Coates, Maria Grzegorzewska University, Poland
Keiji Fujiyoshi, Otemon Gakuin University, Japan
Viviane Melo Resende, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Christian Karner, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Federico Farini, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom
Nadezhda Georgieva-Stankova, Trakia University, Bulgaria
Trinidad Valle, Fordham University, USA
Maud Mazaniello-Chézol, McGill University, Canada

The List of Reviewers is published once a year in December’s issue 

Previous Editorial Boards can be found in each issue of the journal